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Age: 54 Years
Wife: Anumula Geetha
Hometown: Nagarkurnool, Telangana

Revanth Reddy

Bio/Wiki
Full nameAnumula Revanth Reddy [1]A Twitter Post
Profession(s)Politics, Agriculture
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Politics
Political PartyIndian National Congress
Indian National Congress (INC) Flag
Political JourneyTelugu Desam Party (TDP)
• Member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council (2007-2009)
• Member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Kodangal constituency (2009-2014)

Indian National Congress (INC)
• Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, from Malkajgiri constituency (2019-2023)
• President of the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (7 July 2021)
• Member of the Telangana Legislative Assembly from Kodangal constituency (December 2023)
• 2nd Chief Minister of Telangana (7 December 2023)
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 November 1969 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023)54 Years
BirthplaceKondareddypalli, Nagarkurnool, Telangana
Zodiac signScorpio
SignatureSignature of Revanth Reddy
NationalityIndian
HometownKondareddypalli, Nagarkurnool, Telangana
College/UniversityA. V. College, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts at A. V. College, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana (1992) [2]National Portal of India
Food HabitNon-vegetarian [3]Movie Blends
AddressPlot No. 854-P, Road No. 44, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad-500033, Telangana
HobbiesTravelling, Reading books, Photography
ControversiesBribery Allegations

He attracted controversy when the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested him on 31 May 2015. [4]The Hindu

House Arrest

In July and December 2021, he was house arrested by the Telangana police. [5]India Today

Brief Details of IPCs

• 34 charges related to Punishment for criminal intimidation (IPC Section-506)
• 3 charges related to Statements conducing to public mischief (IPC Section-505)
• 2 charges related to Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property (IPC Section-420)
• 1 charge related to Punishment for criminal breach of trust (IPC Section-406)
• 1 charge related to Forgery of valuable security, will, etc. (IPC Section-467)
• 1 charge related to Falsification of accounts (IPC Section-477A)
• 1 charge related to Deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings or any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs (IPC Section-295A)
• 1 charge related to Causing disappearance of evidence of offence, or giving false information to screen offender (IPC Section-201)
• 1 charge related to Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty (IPC Section-332)
• 1 charge related to Undue influence at elections (IPC Section-171C)
• 1 charge related to Punishment for undue influence or personation at an election (IPC Section-171F)
• 1 charge related to Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty (IPC Section-354)
• 1 charge related to Forgery for purpose of cheating (IPC Section-468)
• 38 charges related to Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace (IPC Section-504)
• 21 charges related to Wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot-if rioting be committed-if not committed (IPC Section-153)
• 17 charges related to Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant (IPC Section-188)
• 12 charges related to Punishment for wrongful restraint (IPC Section-341)
• 12 charges related to Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention (IPC Section-34)
• 7 charges related to Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees (IPC Section-427)
• 5 charges related to Threat of injury to public servant (IPC Section-189)
• 5 charges related to Punishment of criminal conspiracy (IPC Section-120B)
• 4 charges related to Punishment for public nuisance in cases not otherwise provided for (IPC Section-290)
• 4 charges related to Punishment for assault or criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation (IPC Section-352)
• 3 charges related to Punishment for criminal trespass (IPC Section-447)
• 3 charges related to Punishment for Rioting (IPC Section-147)
• 3 charges related to Every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object (IPC Section-149)
• 3 charges related to Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty (IPC Section-353)
• 3 charges related to Negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life (IPC Section-269)
• 2 charges related to Dishonest or fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing false statement of consideration (IPC Section-423)
• 2 charges related to Punishment for Being member of an unlawful assembly (IPC Section-143)
• 1 charge related to Joining or continuing in unlawful assembly, knowing it has been commanded to disperse (IPC Section-145)
• 1 charge related to Rioting, armed with deadly weapon (IPC Section-148)
• 1 charge related to Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman (IPC Section-509)
• 1 charge related to Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc. (IPC Section-152)
• 1 charge related to Joining unlawful assembly armed with deadly weapon (IPC Section-144)
• 1 charge related to Act endangering life or personal safety of others (IPC Section-336)
• 1 charge related to Using evidence known to be false (IPC Section-196)
• 1 charge related to Using as true such declaration knowing it to be false (IPC Section-200)
• 1 charge related to Dishonestly making false claim in Court (IPC Section-209)
• 1 charge related to Defamation (IPC Section-499)
• 1 charge related to Punishment for cheating (IPC Section-417)
• 1 charge related to Punishment for Defamation (IPC Section-500)
• 1 charge related to Punishment for mischief (IPC Section-426)
• 1 charge related to Punishment for forgery (IPC Section-465)
• 1 charge related to Consent known to be given under fear or misconception (IPC Section-90)
• 1 charge related to Negligent conduct with respect to machinery (IPC Section-287)
• 1 charge related to Punishment of abetment if the act abetted is committed in consequence, and where no express provision is made for its punishment (IPC Section-109) [6]My Neta
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateYear, 1992
Family
Wife/SpouseAnumula Geetha Reddy (homemaker)
Revanth Reddy posing with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- Nymisha Reddy
A picture of Revanth Reddy's daughter and son-in-law
ParentsFather- Anumula Narsimha Reddy (farmer)
Mother- Anumula Ramachandramma (homemaker)
SiblingsBrother- Konal Reddy (politician)
Revanth Reddy with his brother
Other RelativesSon-in-law- Satya Narayana Reddy (businessman)
Favourite
SportFootball
Style Quotient
Car CollectionHonda City, Toyota Fortuner, Mahindra Thar, and Mercedes Benz
Revanth Reddy with his Toyota Fortuner
Revanth Reddy in his Mahindra Thar
Revanth Reddy in his Merecedes Benz
Money Factor
Assets/Properties [7]My NetaMovable Assets

• Cash: Rs. 5,34,000
• Deposits in Banks: Rs. 3,236,415
• Motor Vehicles: Rs. 28,82,927
• Other assets: Rs. 1,52,50,000

Immovable Assets

• Agricultural Land: Rs. 55,260,000
• Non Agricultural Land: Rs. Rs. 53,20,000
• Residential Buildings: Rs. 25,197,942
Net Worth (approx.)In 2023, his net worth was calculated approximately as Rs. 17,517,008 crore. [8]My Neta

Revanth Reddy

Some Lesser Known Facts About Revanth Reddy

  • Anumula Revanth Reddy is an Indian politician. He became the second Chief Minister of Telangana on 7 December 2023 as a member of the Indian National Congress (INC). He joined the INC in 2017 after leaving the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). He served as an MP representing the Malkajgiri constituency and as a two-time MLA representing Kodangal as a TDP candidate. As the President of the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC), Revanth Reddy led his party to victory in the 2023 Telangana Legislative Assembly election, ending the incumbent Bharat Rashtra Samithi’s (BRS) 10-year rule.
  • Revanth Reddy joined ABVP during his college days.
  • When Revanth was in the Youth Congress as a student and met Jaipal Reddy, who introduced him to Geeta. Reportedly, initially, there was some opposition to their marriage, but their families eventually agreed. In 1992, he got married when he was 24 years old.
  • In 2001, he joined Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) [formerly Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)] but left in 2006 after not being given a ticket. He then contested the local body elections in 2006 and won as the Zilla Parishad Territorial Committee (ZPTC) member from the Midjil Mandal constituency as an independent candidate.

    A young Revanth Reddy

    A young Revanth Reddy

  • In 2007, Revanth Reddy became a Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) as an independent candidate. After that, he met with Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu, and began working with the Telugu Desam Party as its member.

    Revanth Reddy with N. Chandrababu Naidu

    Revanth Reddy with N. Chandrababu Naidu

  • In 2009, Revanth Reddy became a member of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly from the Kodangal constituency on the ticket of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). He defeated the incumbent and five-time MLA Gurunath Reddy from Congress (INC) and earned 46.46% of the votes. He served as an MLA in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly from 2009 to 2014.
  • Reportedly, in the Assembly, Revanth impressed N. Chandrababu Naidu with his speaking skills and contributions.
  • In 2009, when Indian students were facing attacks in Australia, Revanth Reddy went to Melbourne to meet international students from India. He visited hospitals and travelled on trains and public transport in Melbourne to meet victims and talk to Indian students. This helped him understand the situation better. He also went to the Victorian Parliament and attended meetings with the then Victorian Opposition Leader ‘Ted Baillieu’ and Ministerial Adviser ‘Mr Nitin Gupta.’ Reportedly, his purpose of the visit was to express concerns about Indian students being attacked in Melbourne, Australia. [9]The Indian Sun

    Revanth Reddy with Rao, Ted Baillieu, Nitin Gupta, Vamsi, Babu Akula, and others at the Victorian Parliament

    Revanth Reddy with Rao, Ted Baillieu, Nitin Gupta, Vamsi, Babu Akula, and others at the Victorian Parliament

  • From 2014 to 2018, Revanth Reddy served as an MLA in the Telangana Assembly. In the 2014 undivided Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections, he contested and won a seat in the Telangana Assembly from the Kodangal constituency with a lead of 14,614 votes against Gurunath Reddy. Thereafter, he was elected as the floor leader of the Telugu Desam Party in the Telangana Legislative Assembly.
  • On 31 May 2015, Revanth Reddy was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in a sting operation. He was caught bribing a nominated MLA named Elvis Stephenson to vote for the TDP candidate in the Legislative Council election. ACB filed a criminal case against Reddy, Bishop Sebastian Harry, and Uday Simha under the Prevention of Corruption Act and sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy) and section 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code. On 30 June 2015, the Telangana High Court granted him conditional bail. TDP party members organised a rally and celebrated his release on 1 July 2015. [10]NDTV

    Revanth Reddy being taken away by the police following his arrest on 31 May 2015

    Revanth Reddy after being taken away by the police following his arrest on 31 May 2015

  • On 25 October 2017, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) removed him as the floor leader of the Telangana TDP after reports suggested he might join the Indian National Congress party. He officially joined Congress on 31 October 2017.
  • In the 2018 Telangana Assembly elections, Revanth Reddy contested on the ticket of the Indian National Congress from the Kodangal constituency and lost to TRS candidate Patnam Narender Reddy, marking his first defeat in any election. He was then appointed one of the three working presidents of the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) on 20 September 2018.

    Revanth Reddy after joining Indian National Congress

    Revanth Reddy after joining the Indian National Congress

  • Following his defeat in the 2018 Telangana legislative assembly election, Revanth Reddy successfully contested the 2019 general election from the Malkajgiri Lok Sabha constituency on the ticket of the Indian National Congress and defeated his closest competitor and TRS candidate, Marri Rajashekar Reddy. Revanth Reddy won the elections by a margin of 10,919 votes which constituted 38.63% of the total votes.
  • In June 2021, Reddy was appointed as the president of the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee and replaced N. Uttam Kumar Reddy. He assumed the new role on 7 July 2021.
  • Once, in a media interview, one of his colleagues shared that Revanth Reddy rose from a very humble background. He said,

    Revanth is a very decent politician. He may use harsh language to attack a political opponent, but that is to be expected because he is very vocal, very aggressive. His main strength is his loyalty… He was very loyal to the TDP and Chandrababu Naidu too.”

  • In July 2021, he was house arrested at his home in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, before a scheduled protest regarding accusations of Rs. 1,000 crore corruption in the e-auction of government lands. In December 2021, the police restricted him to his residence again as he was planning to participate in a farmer protest in Bhupalpally concerning paddy procurement. [11]India Today
  • In 2023, Revanth Reddy led the Congress’ political campaign against the incumbent Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao in the Telangana Legislative Assembly election. His party won 64 seats. During these elections, he contested from the Kodangal constituency and won, and contested from the Kamareddy constituency but lost. On 5 December 2023, he was chosen as the designated Chief Minister of Telangana.

    Revanth Reddy posing with Rahul Gandhi after Telangana Election Result 2023

    Revanth Reddy posing with Rahul Gandhi after Telangana Election Result 2023

  • Once, in a media discussion, one of his colleagues shared that Revanth Reddy was a good orator and was ranked second after Naidu. His colleague said,

    He can work up a crowd… But he is also very meticulous. He prepares hard, whether Assembly sessions or political meetings or gatherings.”

  • Revanth Reddy likes travelling to distant places, reading books, and photography in his leisure time.

    Revanth Reddy while clicking a picture with his DSLR camera

    Revanth Reddy while clicking a picture with his DSLR camera